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Butch T. Cougar Tryouts

Eligibility requirements to try out for the Butch T. Cougar mascot program:

Must be a currently enrolled student at WSU (Pullman), with a current semester GPA of 2.0 minimum; an official copy of your transcript is required.
For incoming freshman or transfer students, must have applied to the University and should be accepted prior to tryouts. A copy of acceptance letter is required. If you have applied, but have not received acceptance to the University prior to tryouts, please contact the spirit squad office.
Must be a full-time student in the fall & spring semesters, minimum of 12 hours each semester
Must be willing to establish and maintain high academic and social standards.

Required Paperwork (Must be turned in to the Athletic Marketing Office in Bohler 173 NO LATER than Friday, March 28)

Acceptance letter to WSU (Transfers or High School Seniors)
Proof of enrollment/transcript (Current WSU students)
Current Athletic Physical Results (Dated after 5/01/2013)
Assumption of Risk Tryout Players Form (Download and Fill Out)
Sickle Cell Trait Testing Form and Results (Download and Fill Out)
Tryout Application Form (Download and Fill Out)
2014-15 Butch Tryout Questionnaire (Download and Fill Out)
$20 Non-Refundable fee

After review of all applications, selected participants will be notified and will be asked to sign up for an interview time, to be held Monday or Tuesday, March 31st or April 1st starting at 5:00pm.

Finalists will be selected from the interview process to audition IN-SUIT during the week of April 7-11, at times to be scheduled based on student class schedules.

Selection Criteria

Participants must be 5’10” – 6’2” in order to properly fit the mascot suit)
Must build (1) prop to be used as the Butch character
All props must be pre-screened with Spirit Coordinator before the tryout date